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How to write multiline quotes in an answer

While answering questions, I found that the delimiter '>' for blockquotes on answers truncates newlines. Refer to the following example. I have typed one line here. This is has been typed on the ...
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How can I allow linebreaks after backslash `\` characters?

I have an answer which involves a very long filepath. Search for regedit, and then press Enter. Open HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace ...
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Line break rendering of the first paragraph of a question in mousever on the main page

The first words of a question are displayed in the mouseover when hovering over the question on the main page. It seems that single line breaks in the markdown will be rendered as line breaks, ...
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Add "paragraphs" to Markdown help

Like balpha once explained very nicely, a <br> line break (newline) should be used in very few cases, and surely is not the same as a new <p> paragraph. Still the Markdown help only ...
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How insert a carriage return in a comment? Is it possible? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about newlines within comments ? How can I do it? I tried the "two spaces thing" and it didn't work. Is it really not possible to enter a carriage return in a comment? ...
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Is there a way to go to next line in a comment on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about newlines within comments ? Is there a way to go to next line in a comment on Stack Overflow?
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I hate having to hit 'space' twice to insert a new paragraph in my post. I'd rather hit enter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Should the markdown renderer treat a single line break as <br>? Why you should press Return key 2 times to insert a new line? Is doing something the longer way ...
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Responses on Careers are shortened/cropped

In responding to a job offer on careers.stackoverflow.com, I formatted my message in paragraphs. It surprisingly fit exactly in the 500 (?) allowed characters. However, when reviewing the sent ...
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Converting returns to newlines or not [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should the markdown renderer treat a single line break as <br>? Quoth http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/archives/001317.html Item #3, the conversion of returns to ...